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Letter Box

1970.704 (RS115516)

Description

Three tiered letter box of rustic design. Front and crest of pierced oak leaf and acorn carving. Sides carved to imitate bark. “Twig” feet and frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1920
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
carving (processes)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessories; Storage & Display Accessories
Descriptive terms
Acorn
acorn
Box, Household
Box, Letter
Carved
carving (processes)
Leaf
mailboxes
oak leaf (motif)
Rustic
Rustic (European style)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
9.625 x 12.125 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.704
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64514

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